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Science

sI' ens, (1) a branch of knowledge or study dealing with a body of facts systematically arranged and showing the operation of general laws; (2) systematic knowledge of the physical or material world gained through obervation and experimentation

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Dorothy Mary Crowfoot Hodgkin
Dorothy Mary Crowfoot Hodgkin
won the 1964 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for determining the crystalline structures of penicillin and vitamin B12.
Smithsonian Institution
Smithsonian Institution
Established in 1836 by a bequest left to the United States by a scientist who had never visited the country, the Smithsonian Institution is now the world's largest museum and research complex.
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Periodicals, Societies, Etc.

Biography
Biography

Astronomy
Astronomy
the science that deals with the material universe beyond the earth's atmosphere

Botany
Botany
the science that deals with plant life

Chemistry
Chemistry
the science that studies the composition, properties, and activity of substances and various elementary forms of matter

Geology
Geology
the science that deals with the earth's physical history and changes, its rocks, etc.

Human Anatomy
Human Anatomy
the science dealing with the structure of plants and animals

Mathematics
Mathematics
the systematic treatment of magnitude, relationships between figures and forms, and relations between quantities expressed symbolically

Microbiology
Microbiology
the branch of biology dealing with organisms too small to be seen with the naked eye

Natural History
Natural History
the study of organisms and natural objects

Physics
Physics
the science that deals with matter, energy, motion, and force

Physiology
Physiology
the branch of biology dealing with the functions and activities of living organisms and their parts

Zoology
Zoology
the scientific study of animals

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